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The florist hoping business will start blooming

Date: 26/11/2020

Celebrated local events and wedding florist Clara Barthorp has expanded her business following the impact of the recent pandemic, as she opens her first store in the heart of St Helier. Wilde Thyme will become more than just a florist with Clara focusing on creating a hub of ethical produce, stockin…

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Harbour Gallery to host a Genuine Jersey Christmas

Date: 06/11/2020

The Harbour Gallery will open its eight-week Christmas exhibition this weekend, featuring the arts and crafts of local Genuine Jersey artisans. The event will see more than 100 artisans exhibit their work, with more than 40 Genuine Jersey members, the largest celebration of local talent the Gallery …

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Goat farms deliver award-winning Great Taste

Date: 07/10/2020

Genuine Jersey members Douet Farm and Jerriaise d’Or have been successful at the 2020 Great Taste Awards, with their goat’s milk products recognised as part of the world’s largest and most trusted food and drinks event. Douet Farm’s goat’s milk and cheese both received a one-star rating with Jerriai…

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Buy local and make your pound go around and around

Date: 17/09/2020

Genuine Jersey is encouraging every islander to think carefully before deciding where to spend their £100 ecard voucher, reminding them that investing in local produce could potentially double its value within the Jersey economy. The ‘local multiplier effect’ estimates that every £1 spent on produc…

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Get more for your money when you buy local

Date: 10/09/2020

Genuine Jersey members are offering people the chance to get more for their money with a raft of special offers in conjunction with the Government issued £100 ecard voucher. Many of the community’s members will be offering a discount off their produce, crafts and artwork when using the Government v…

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Savour local menus this autumn

Date: 27/08/2020

Jersey Hospitality Association and Genuine Jersey have teamed up with the Appetite Eating Guide to launch ‘Savour’ festival, allowing islanders to enjoy a feast of local food at affordable prices. The festival will provide a platform of fixed price, seasonal local menus at special offer prices avail…

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Jersey Oak to put down roots in St Helier

Date: 19/08/2020

Jersey Oak will be unveiling its new Seale Street showroom this Thursday, as the home interiors store moves to just an acorn’s throw from Sand Street carpark. The move is positive news for the town centre as the store takes up the lease in the former Troy’s building on the corner of Seaton Place an…

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Hopes to make Jersey Local Food Challenge viral

Date: 17/08/2020

The Jersey Local Food Challenge, which returns for its third year at the end of August, will be asking challengers to get snappy – sharing photos of their local produce meals to inspire and encourage more of us to buy and eat local. The Coronavirus pandemic has thwarted plans organiser Bethan Watki…

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Award-winning baker amongst new Genuine Jersey members

Date: 13/07/2020

Genuine Jersey has announced yet more additions to its growing community of local producers, makers and artisans which includes an award-winning cake baker, a driftwood artist and an animal lover with an artistic eye. Harriet Docker is new to the island, bringing with her the award-winning Little L…

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Genuine Jersey Continues to Grow

Date: 10/07/2020

Four local producers and a Jersey potter are the latest members to join the growing ranks of the Genuine Jersey Products Association (GJPA).The new businesses to join are Fungi Delecti, Happy Hens, Jersey Oyster Company, Jersey Turbot and The Pottery at Belvedere Terrace. The five new members were a…

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JHA and Genuine Jersey join forces to encourage more to buy local

Date: 04/06/2020

The Jersey Hospitality Association and Genuine Jersey are joining forces to try to reshape the way islanders and businesses view local produce, as part of an economic recovery plan following the Covid-19 pandemic. The two organisations will be promoting the benefits of buying local produce over impo…

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Genuine Jersey holds first market of the year in St Aubin

Date: 01/06/2020

Islanders will be able to attend Genuine Jersey’s first market of the year on Saturday 6 June in St Aubin from 9am until 3pm. The market, which is sponsored by local insurance experts, Islands, will feature a variety of Genuine Jersey members’ quality, local products whilst complying with government…

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Jersey Fishermen’s Association becomes a Member

Date: 27/05/2020

The Jersey Fishermen’s Association (JFA) has become a member of Genuine Jersey, enabling all of its 55 commercial fishing members to use the Genuine Jersey mark on their locally caught wet fish and shellfish, which will make it easier for residents and visitors to the island to identify and buy thei…

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Caring Cooks benefit from Potato Growing Competition

Date: 20/05/2020

Caring Cooks of Jersey has become the unexpected beneficiary of the Genuine Jersey, Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition thanks to the donation of 10kg of potatoes from The Jersey Royal Company. Following the end of the event and the grand weigh-in of the tubers, freshly dug Jersey Royals were de…

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Virtual potatoes at the ready!

Date: 14/05/2020

Closed classrooms and working from home did little to dampen spirits at the annual weigh-in for the Genuine Jersey, Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition. Constables, the Women’s Institute, Government Health and Community Services and schools all attended the island’s first ever virtual potato wei…

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Made in Jersey, an online marketplace for Makers launches this Easter

Date: 09/04/2020

A new online marketplace,, is launching this Easter and features products that are 'made in Jersey' from a variety of Jersey Makers. Customers will be able to shop for unique, original and thoughtful gifts for their loved ones from the comfort of their own homes and support small loc…

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Support Our Local Farmers and Producers through Home Deliveries

Date: 25/03/2020

In an effort to help islanders shop locally without leaving the comfort of their homes, here is a list of shops who can deliver to your door. 🏠If you shop from any of these please include goods from our farmers, producers, growers, fishermen and small businesses to support them during these hard ti…

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Support Our Local Fishermen

Date: 24/03/2020

With local fishermen no longer able to sell their produce to France, there is an abundance of fresh fish and seafood on the island. This industry needs our support, so please check and buy local when you buy! 🦀🦞🐟  Click here to download the local availability leaflet.  Want to know where to buy…

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The Genuine Jersey Jersey Royal Growing Competition returns bigger and better!

Date: 13/01/2020

Primary school children, constables, the media and Women’s Institute branches are preparing to sow their seed potatoes as part of the annual Genuine Jersey, Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition. Additional schools have come on board to join this year’s competition and fewer pots will be handed ou…

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